UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Hooker vs McBride

1,844

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Hooker

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
79% chance Hooker
WILL WIN

1,609

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dan Hooker
A lot taller 183 cm vs 175 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.7 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.5 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 27 years vs 33 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Rusty McBride
Much heavier 153 lbs vs 144 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Hooker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McBride’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dan
Hooker
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hooker has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Hooker has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Hooker is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
McBride on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hooker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rusty
McBride
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McBride is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
McBride is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
McBride is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hooker 8.1
fighter McBride 7.6
Great knockouts by Hooker
Round 3 Aug 24, 2013 vs Patterson
Round 2 Apr 14, 2012 vs McBride
Round 1 Dec 05, 2009 vs Yasuda

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hooker 7.4
fighter McBride 6.9
Great submissions by Hooker
Round 1 May 10, 2013 vs McBride
Round 1 Jul 30, 2011 vs MacGregor
Round 1 Nov 14, 2009 vs Calver

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hooker 8.3
fighter McBride 7.7
Fast finishes by Hooker
634 seconds Aug 24, 2013 vs Patterson
91 seconds May 10, 2013 vs McBride
172 seconds Nov 14, 2009 vs Calver
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 10, 2013AFC 5
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R1 KOX
1,7041,651
1,7471,609
April 14, 2012AFC 3
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
XDEC
1,5861,620
1,6411,565
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hooker
legend McBride
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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